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Newspapers, Comanche County, Kansas
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Newspapers Available on Microfilm for Comanche County, Kansas, to 2003, in the collections of The Kansas State Historical Society

All newspapers on microfilm are available for interlibrary loan, using the Reel Number in the right-hand column, and some may be purchased from the society.

The following list of newspapers in chronological order by beginning date of publication was compiled from search results at the KSHS website.

You can also view a list of these newspapers sorted by title.

TitleDatesPublished in CountyStateReel Number
Western Star [Scattered Issues]8/16/1884--9/17/1909ColdwaterComancheKSNP 8428
Western Star 9/20/1884--12/27/1890ColdwaterComancheKSC 1121
Comanche Chieftain 10/17/1884--1/9/1885NescutungaComancheKSC 2102
Republican 11/27/1884--1/27/1887ColdwaterComancheKSC 1105
Coldwater Review 11/29/1884--2/24/1888ColdwaterComancheKSC 1106
Comanche County Citizen 1/16/1885--1/21/1887AvillaComancheKSA 1137
Western Kansan 1/16/1885--1/1/1886NescutungaComancheKSP 810
Protection Echo 4/23/1885--7/29/1886ProtectionComancheKSP 809
Evansville Herald 10/1/1885--1/28/1887EvansvilleComancheKSP 810
Comanche Chief 1/23/1886--5/15/1886ReederComancheKSP 832
Nescutunga Enterprise 3/20/1886--7/7/1888NescutungaComancheKSC 1102
Western Advocate 5/8/1886--6/26/1886ProtectionComancheKSC 2102
Coldwater Echo 8/5/1886--12/26/1889ColdwaterComancheKSC 1100
Protection Press [1st]8/27/1886--3/26/1887ProtectionComancheKSP 810
Avilla Democrat 10/1/1886--5/6/1887AvillaComancheKSA 1137
Western Kansan 11/11/1886--3/24/1887ProtectionComancheKSP 810
Comanche City News 12/23/1886--6/29/1888Comanche CityComancheKSA 1137
Kansas Weekly Ledger 4/1/1887--1/3/1888ProtectionComancheKSP 810
Coldwater Real Estate Journal 6/0/1887--7/0/1887ColdwaterComancheKSC 2102
Coldwater Review 3/2/1888--3/6/1891ColdwaterComancheKSC 1107
Leader 4/6/1888--11/30/1888ProtectionComancheKSP 810
Coldwater Enterprise 7/21/1888--6/29/1889ColdwaterComancheKSC 1102
Comanche County Sun [single issue only]9/10/1888--9/10/1888ColdwaterComancheKSC 2102
Coldwater Enterprise 7/6/1889--7/30/1892ColdwaterComancheKSC 1103
Coldwater Echo 1/2/1890--7/30/1891ColdwaterComancheKSC 1101
People's Advocate 10/18/1890--8/1/1891ColdwaterComancheKSA 1137
Coldwater Voice 1/3/1891--2/7/1891ColdwaterComancheKSC 2102
Western Star 1/3/1891--12/26/1896ColdwaterComancheKSC 1122
Protection Press [1st]6/26/1891--10/22/1891ProtectionComancheKSC 2102
Echo Advocate 8/9/1891--9/1/1892ColdwaterComancheKSC 1101
Coldwater Enterprise 8/6/1892--1/12/1895ColdwaterComancheKSC 1104
Western Star 1/2/1897--4/27/1900ColdwaterComancheKSC 1123
Western Star 5/4/1900--9/25/1903ColdwaterComancheKSC 1124
Stock Journal 8/23/1900--1/7/1904ColdwaterComancheKSC 1108
Western Star 10/2/1903--12/28/1906ColdwaterComancheKSC 1125
Free Knight 5/0/1904--6/0/1904ColdwaterComancheKSC 2102
Talisman 2/3/1905--12/27/1907ColdwaterComancheKSC 1109
Western Star 1/4/1907--12/31/1909ColdwaterComancheKSC 1126
Talisman 1/3/1908--12/30/1910ColdwaterComancheKSC 1110
Protection Post 4/2/1908--3/24/1910ProtectionComancheKSP 811
Western Star 0/7/1910--12/30/1910ColdwaterComancheKSC 1127
Protection Post 4/7/1910--12/25/1913ProtectionComancheKSP 812
Talisman 1/6/1911--10/30/1912ColdwaterComancheKSC 1111
Western Star 1/6/1911--4/24/1914ColdwaterComancheKSC 1128
Wilmore News 8/23/1912--10/29/1914WilmoreComancheKSW 2194
Talisman 11/6/1912--2/25/1914ColdwaterComancheKSC 1112
Protection Post 1/1/1914--12/28/1916ProtectionComancheKSP 813
Talisman 3/4/1914--5/26/1915ColdwaterComancheKSC 1113
Western Star 5/1/1914--3/30/1917ColdwaterComancheKSC 1129
Wilmore News 11/5/1914--11/16/1916WilmoreComancheKSW 2195
Talisman 6/2/1915--10/26/1916ColdwaterComancheKSC 1114
Talisman 11/2/1916--10/30/1919ColdwaterComancheKSC 1115
Wilmore News 11/23/1916--9/30/1920WilmoreComancheKSW 2196
Protection Post 1/4/1917--4/24/1919ProtectionComancheKSP 814
Western Star 4/6/1917--4/30/1920ColdwaterComancheKSC 1130
Protection Post 5/1/1919--9/28/1922ProtectionComancheKSP 815
Talisman 11/6/1919--12/28/1922ColdwaterComancheKSC 1116
Western Star 5/7/1920--3/30/1923ColdwaterComancheKSC 1131
Wilmore News 10/7/1920--12/27/1923WilmoreComancheKSW 2197
Protection Post 10/5/1922--3/31/1927ProtectionComancheKSP 816
Talisman 1/4/1923--3/25/1926ColdwaterComancheKSC 1117
Western Star 4/6/1923--12/25/1925ColdwaterComancheKSC 1132
Wilmore News 1/3/1924--7/29/1927WilmoreComancheKSW 2198
Western Star 1/1/1926--12/28/1928ColdwaterComancheKSC 1133
Talisman 4/1/1926--5/30/1929ColdwaterComancheKSC 1118
Protection Post 4/7/1927--7/30/1931ProtectionComancheKSP 817
Wilmore News 8/5/1927--9/26/1930WilmoreComancheKSW 2199
Western Star 1/4/1929--1/29/1932ColdwaterComancheKSC 1134
Talisman 6/6/1929--6/29/1933ColdwaterComancheKSC 1119
Wilmore News 10/3/1930--9/25/1936WilmoreComancheKSW 2200
Protection Post 8/6/1931--12/26/1935ProtectionComancheKSP 818
Western Star 2/5/1932--4/26/1935ColdwaterComancheKSC 1135
Talisman 7/6/1933--9/3/1936ColdwaterComancheKSC 1120
Western Star 5/3/1935--7/29/1938ColdwaterComancheKSC 1136
Protection Post 1/2/1936--12/29/1938ProtectionComancheKSP 819
Wilmore News 10/2/1936--8/28/1942WilmoreComancheKSW 2201
Western Star 8/5/1938--10/31/1941ColdwaterComancheKSC 1137
Protection Post 1/5/1939--3/27/1942ProtectionComancheKSP 820
Western Star 11/7/1941--1/26/1945ColdwaterComancheKSC 1138
Protection Post 4/3/1942--12/28/1945ProtectionComancheKSP 821
Wilmore News 9/4/1942--12/30/1949WilmoreComancheKSW 2202
Western Star 2/2/1945--4/30/1948ColdwaterComancheKSC 1139
Protection Post 1/4/1946--3/25/1949ProtectionComancheKSP 822
Western Star 5/7/1948--5/25/1951ColdwaterComancheKSC 1140
Protection Post 4/1/1949--12/25/1951ProtectionComancheKSP 823
Western Star 6/1/1951--8/27/1954ColdwaterComancheKSC 1141
Protection Post 1/4/1952--10/29/1954ProtectionComancheKSP 824
Western Star 9/3/1954--11/29/1957ColdwaterComancheKSC 1142
Protection Post 11/5/1954--8/30/1957ProtectionComancheKSP 825
Western Star 12/6/1956--2/23/1961ColdwaterComancheKSC 1143
Protection Post 9/6/1957--7/29/1960ProtectionComancheKSP 826
Protection Post 8/5/1960--12/28/1962ProtectionComancheKSP 827
Western Star 3/2/1961--2/27/1964ColdwaterComancheKSC 1144
Protection Post 1/5/1962--12/28/1962ProtectionComancheKSP 833
Protection Post 1/4/1963--5/28/1965ProtectionComancheKSP 828
Western Star 3/5/1964--7/28/1966ColdwaterComancheKSC 1145
Protection Post 6/4/1965--6/28/1968ProtectionComancheKSP 829
Western Star 8/4/1966--8/29/1968ColdwaterComancheKSC 1146
Protection Post 7/5/1968--3/26/1971ProtectionComancheKSP 830
Western Star 9/5/1968--3/29/1971ColdwaterComancheKSC 1147
Western Star 4/1/1971--9/27/1973ColdwaterComancheKSC 1148
Protection Post 4/2/1971--12/27/1973ProtectionComancheKSP 831
Western Star 10/4/1973--12/26/1974ColdwaterComancheKSC 1149
Protection Post 1/3/1974--12/26/1974ProtectionComancheKSP 832
Protection Post 1/2/1975--5/12/1977ProtectionComancheKSP 953
Western Star 1/2/1975--7/8/1976ColdwaterComancheKSC 2023
Western Star 7/15/1976--3/30/1978ColdwaterComancheKSC 2024
Protection Post 5/19/1977--7/5/1979ProtectionComancheKSP 954
Western Star 4/6/1978--11/8/1979ColdwaterComancheKSC 2025
Protection Post 7/12/1979--12/31/1981ProtectionComancheKSP 955
Western Star 11/15/1979--3/19/1981ColdwaterComancheKSC 2026
Western Star 3/26/1981--5/27/1982ColdwaterComancheKSC 2027
Protection Post 1/7/1982--7/7/1983ProtectionComancheKSP 1693
Western Star 6/3/1982--6/30/1983ColdwaterComancheKSC 2648
Western Star 7/7/1983--8/2/1984ColdwaterComancheKSC 2649
Protection Post 7/14/1983--3/7/1985ProtectionComancheKSP 1694
Western Star 8/9/1984--11/7/1985ColdwaterComancheKSC 2650
Protection Post 3/14/1985--11/20/1986ProtectionComancheKSP 1695
Western Star 11/14/1985--12/25/1986ColdwaterComancheKSC 2651
Protection Press [2nd]1/9/1986--10/1/1987ProtectionComancheKSP 1690
Protection Post 11/27/1986--6/25/1987ProtectionComancheKSP 1696
Western Star 1/1/1987--4/21/1988ColdwaterComancheKSC 2884
Protection Press [2nd]10/8/1987--6/1/1989ProtectionComancheKSP 1691
Western Star 4/28/1988--8/31/1989ColdwaterComancheKSC 2885
Protection Press [2nd]6/8/1989--12/27/1990ProtectionComancheKSP 1692
Western Star 9/7/1989--12/27/1990ColdwaterComancheKSC 2886
Protection Press [2nd]1/3/1991--7/30/1992ProtectionComancheKSNP 6171
Western Star 1/3/1991--5/28/1992ColdwaterComancheKSNP 6153
Western Star 6/4/1992--11/25/1993ColdwaterComancheKSNP 6154
Protection Press [2nd]8/6/1992--1/27/1994ProtectionComancheKSNP 6172
Western Star 12/2/1993--4/27/1995ColdwaterComancheKSNP 6155
Protection Press [2nd]2/3/1994--7/27/1995ProtectionComancheKSNP 6173
Western Star 5/4/1995--10/31/1996ColdwaterComancheKSNP 6156
Protection Press [2nd]8/3/1995--12/26/1996ProtectionComancheKSNP 6174
Western Star 11/7/1996--6/25/1998ColdwaterComancheKSNP 7630
Protection Press [2nd]1/2/1997--7/30/1998ProtectionComancheKSNP 7537
Western Star 7/2/1998--12/30/1999ColdwaterComancheKSNP 8513
Protection Press [2nd]8/6/1998--4/27/2000ProtectionComancheKSNP 8764
Western Star 1/6/2000--6/28/2001ColdwaterComancheKSNP 9711


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